SBU will provide recommendations for touring artists from Russia

СБУ будет давать рекомендации по гастролям артистов из РФ

SBU will be to offer recommendations for touring artists from Russia in Ukraine

The Ministry of culture is developing a procedure penalty.

The head of the SBU Vasyl Hrytsak said that the Agency would give recommendations on the possibility of touring Russian artists on the territory of Ukraine.

“There is a law that provides for referral to the SBU for 30 days prior to arrival or someone else with the provision of personal data…. We for 10 days should give its recommendations to the… to Open or close the entrance,” said Hrytsak the Ukrainian TV channels, answering the question how to act intelligence Agency against Russian artists who want to come to Ukraine.

He also said that the Ministry of culture is developing a procedure penalty.

According to the law, the organizer not later than 30 days prior to the date of tour events shall submit to the security service request to obtain information about the presence or absence of legal grounds for refusing entry of artists into the country. SBU within ten days of receipt of the request considers and provides the organiser with the answer. Only after that, the organizer concludes the contract with the artist.

In case of violation the organizers of the tour of this law it is proposed to introduce administrative liability in the form of a fine in the amount from 50 to 100 minimum wages (from 160 thousand UAH or more than 6 thousand to $ 320 thousand UAH or more than 12 thousand dollars).

Earlier, the Verkhovna Rada adopted the law on touring activities in Ukraine with the participation of citizens of the Russian Federation, according to which Russian artists to hold concerts only in consultation with the SBU.

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